COVID-19 Mitchell

Toe River Health District Report – 06/03/2020

6-3-2020 Toe River Health District Numbers Avery- 600 People Tested 583 Negative Results 15 Pending Results 2 Total Positive Cases (Of those 2 total positives, we have 0 active case, and 2 that have recovered) Mitchell- 517 People Tested 487 Negative Results 17 Pending Results 13 Total Positive Cases (Of those 13 total positives, we have 4 active cases and 9 that have recovered) Yancey- 673 ...(more)

NCDHHS Issues Request for Qualifications to Expand Testing and Contact Tracing for COVID-19

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is seeking to create a pool of qualified vendors to support the response to COVID-19. The Request for Qualifications (RFQ) was issued on May 29 for diagnostic and antibody testing including specimen collection and laboratory processing, reserving potential laboratory capacity and contact tracing. A RFQ pre-qualifies vendors to work ...(more)

New Emergency Orders Staying Evictions and Extending Filing Deadlines

Chief Justice Cheri Beasley has entered three additional emergency orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The orders extend several existing emergency directives, extend the time for filing a notice of appeal, stay all pending evictions, and create a new mediation program for evictions. “In light of the executive order entered today by Governor Cooper, I have issued an order ...(more)

NCDHHS Urges Congress to Extend P-EBT

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is requesting Congressional support to extend the Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program to provide food for children beyond the traditional school calendar year. Extending P-EBT benefits through the summer months would help provide the families of nearly half of North Carolina school children about $250 in additional ...(more)

SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application

Today, the Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the application. The form and instructions inform borrowers how to apply for forgiveness of their PPP loans, consistent with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES ...(more)

COVID-19 Frontline Health Planning Project Underway

he North Carolina Bar Foundation and the North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center have launched the COVID-19 Frontline Health Planning Project to assist healthcare workers and other essential employees who are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pro bono attorneys will provide clients and their families with crucial legal protections by interviewing clients and preparing statutory ...(more)

Mtn Community Health Partnership Offers Drive-Thru Testing

Mountain Community Health Partnership is offering Drive Through COVID-19 testing. This event will take place on Wednesday, June 3rd from 11am to 4pm at Celo Health Center, located at 116 Seven Mile Ridge Road in Burnsville. Testing will take place on Tuesday, June 9th from 10am to 2pm at Bakersville Community Health Center, located at 86 N Mitchell Ave. in Bakersville. Testing is covered by ...(more)